IT spending and budgeting
- December 14, 2009
We had an info-packed past week at SearchCIO.com. Don't believe me? Check out the stories and guides below, covering 2010 information technology budgets, CIO job tenure, outsourcing IT application ...
- December 10, 2009
In a sign that the IT role is maturing, the tenure of IT executive jobs was an average six years in 2009, a dramatic difference from past downturns.
- December 08, 2009
Will 2010 be the year most IT budgets decline? Our annual survey says "yes" but also reveals significant differences in both budgets and priorities between haves and have-nots.
- November 18, 2009
Learn how one IT director employed application consolidation to cut maintenance costs, improve reliability and centralize data with a strategy that included SaaS.
- November 12, 2009
How to decide which applications to cut and which to keep when consolidating your application portfolio.
- October 27, 2009
Whether you want to find savings in existing contracts or risk going without, this series of tips and CIO case studies shows how IT executives are weighing the risks and benefits of saving money on software maintenance.
- October 22, 2009
Gartner's list of technologies that bear examination during the next three years show an agile, mobile, secure enterprise that can spot early warning signs and predict trends.
- October 09, 2009
I see an interesting sea change when it comes to risk: Thanks to the recession, as IT risk management is constrained by tightening IT budgets, the risk of doing business goes up. As part of my ...
- September 30, 2009
The midmarket's adoption of IT outsourcing services is increasing as the economy begins to recover, with SaaS deals in the five figures and skills augmentation topping the list.
- September 25, 2009
SIM’s annual survey is out, and perennial CIO issues -- IT security and business continuity/disaster recovery -- have plummeted on the lists of both CIO management and technology priorities. What’s ...
- September 10, 2009
HIPAA enforcement has long been lax, but that's changing with stiffer HIPAA security and privacy rules and incentives to move to electronic health records.
- September 08, 2009
As a second wave of swine flu looms, we check in with James Seligman, CIO at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on a CIO checklist for H1N1.
- August 27, 2009
I’ve been asking IT execs what’s on their agenda for next year and the good news is that it’s not all about further delaying projects. Rather, budgets are opening up a bit, due, in part, to ROI ...
- August 12, 2009
Open source solutions and Software as a Service applications are both viable options in the midmarket. But which is best suited for you depends on your need for customization, integration and value.
- July 30, 2009
Users want to consume IT as a Service and will bypass IT, or nudge IT into the cloud if necessary, to get there. Plus: How companies are handling chargeback.